# Tag: pi

## It’s π day in 5 days…

The 14th of March (3.14) is pi day. Assuming you write the date like an American. Pi day. It makes the world go around. Pi day has an official website. Where you can get some digits of pi. For fun.

To celebrate the awesome magicalness of Pi. Here are some bits of pi.

This guy used the decimal points of pi to make music.

See more funny videos and funny pictures at CollegeHumor.

Here’s a pumpkin pi (via BoingBoing).

And a π necklace. Correct to a lot of digits.

Or this one, with almost 4,500 digits of pi.

Get a hold of a pi clock

Or a clock where π features but isn’t central… if you want to display it all year around.

Have some pi drinks. With π ice cubes.

Finally. Check this out. Blow your mind. Eat a pie for pi day – and use pi to help calculate the size of portions required. Because pi is just the other side of pie.

Here are some π posts from my archives.

## Pi plate: Because everybody needs a thousand digits of pi

This. Friends. Is a pi-plate. It has lots of pi. It has almost 1,500 decimal places (1,498 to be exact). So that you can invite a mathlete to dinner.

Via etsy.

From here.

## Have you ever noticed?

I had never spotted this. Freaky.

From here.

## Calculating circular mathematics in the shower: as simple as pi

Did you know that water droplets are perfectly spherical? You could measure it for yourself if you could remember the formula for the volume of a sphere and if you had one of these pi shower curtains featuring pi to 4,600 decimal places.

## Shirt of the Day: πzza in a shirt

I wore my maths shirt to college this week because it has a Greek letter on it. I might have to splash out on this one so that I can fill all my days with π humour.

## Pi Dish

Mmm, sweet tasty Pi. Here’s a dish with 88 digits of tasty, tasty mathematical awesomeness.

Lucky it’s only got 88 – because some computer nerd/mathematics nerd has just calculated it to 2.5 trillion decimal places. Which is useful for calculating the dimensions of incredibly, incredibly large circles. Really.

## Pi are cubed

Hosting a party for the local mathlete team? Or trying to learn a particular letter of the greek alphabet? Then these are the ice cubes for you (\$US8.99).

Alternatively, if Tetris is your thing you can get these (\$US9.99):